Prof. Dr. Claudia Claridge

Chair
English Linguistics
Phone: +49 821 598 - 2758
Email: claudia.claridge@philhist.uni-augsburg.de
Room: 4047 (D)
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Office Hours

During term:
 

  • Mondays, 02:00 - 03:00 pm (in presence) -   Please subscribe via Digicampus.

 

The office hours during term break (via Zoom or possibly by phone, please subscribe via Digicampus) will be announced in the News-Section.

Curriculum Vitae

 

since 2015

Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Augsburg

2007 - 2015

Full Professor at the University of Duisburg-Essen

2011 - 2015 Dean of Studies, Faculty of Humanities

2011 - 2012 Member of the assessment team of the Wissenschaftsrat zum

  Forschungsrating im Bereich Anglistik / Amerikanistik:

  Ergebnisbericht (pdf)

2013 - 2015 Member of Steuerungsgruppe „Systemakkreditierung“

2003 - 2007

Junior Professor at the Christian-Albrechts University of Kiel

1999 - 2003

Junior Lecturer (C1) at the University of Greifswald

1999

Ph.D., University of Chemnitz (Thesis: Multi-word Verbs in Early Modern English)

1994 - 1999

Research Assistant at Chemnitz University of Technology - DFG-funded project "Compilation of an Early Modern English Pamphlet Corpus" (Lampeter Corpus)

1992 - 1994

In-school teacher training course at various Grammar Schools (Second State Exam)

1985 - 1992

Otto-Friedrich University, Bamberg: M.A. in English Linguistics, English & American Literature and Medieval History; Teacher Training degree in English and History (First State Exam)

Research interests

History of English:

- Early and Late Modern English
- Language change
- Intensifiers
- Phraseology

Pragmatics

- Figurative language
- Pragmatics markers
- Historical Pragmatics

Text and Discourse Studies

- Genre evolution
- News discourse
- Development of history writing
- Rhetorical analysis
- Corpus Linguistics

Academic community activities

Member of the Editorial Board

  • ICAME Journal

 

Peer reviewing

  • Monographs / collected volumes: Benjamins, Cambridge University Press, Mouton de Gruyter
  • Journals: English Language and Linguistics, Discourse Processees, Journal of English Linguistics, Journal of Pragmatics, Journal of Historical Pragmatics, Journal of Historical Linguistics, Studia Neophilologia, Text & Talk, Token
  • Conferences (scientific committees): Conference of Historical English News Discourse IV, Helsinki (2014); International Conference of English Historical Linguistics 18, Leuven (2014); International Conference of English Historical Linguistics 20, Edinburgh (2018); ICAME 40, Neuchâtel

 

Projects and positions reviewing:

  • projects / grant-given institutions: British Academy, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Member of the Beirat for the DFG-funded project „Archivum Medii Aevi Digitale – Mediävistisches Fachrepositorium und Wissenschaftsblog (AMAD)“
  • tenure (or similar) processes: University of Helsinki, University of Kansas

 

Institutional evaluations

  • Member of the assessment team of the Wissenschaftsrat zum Forschungsrating im Bereich Anglistik / Amerikanistik (2011/12)
  • Member of the assessment team for the Wissenschaftliche Kommission Niedersachsen: Evaluation of the Faculty of Language and Literature, University of Osnabrück (2010)

 

Doctoral matters – (inter)national:

  • Faculty Examiner at the University Uppsala
  • External Reviewer at the University of Helsinki
  • Grant assessment for the University of Vienna
  • Member of the jury for the Ph.D. Prize of the Anglistenverband (2015)

Publications

Claudia Claridge
2021 | 2020 | 2018 | 2017 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1998 | 1997

2021

Claridge, Claudia, Jonsson, Ewa, & Kytö, Merja (2021). A little something goes a long way: "little" in the Old Bailey corpus. https://doi.org/10.1177/0075424220982063
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Claridge, Claudia (2021). Book Review: Carey McIntosh: Semantics and cultural change in the British enlightenment: new words and old. Brill's Studies in Intellectual History 315. Leiden: Brill, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2021.104
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2020

Claridge, Claudia & Kytö, Merja (2020). Degree and related phenomena in the history of English: evidence of usage and pathways of change. https://doi.org/10.1177/0075424220969778
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Claridge, Claudia, Jonsson, Ewa, & Kytö, Merja (2020). Entirely innocent: a historical sociopragmatic analysis of maximizers in the Old Bailey Corpus. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1360674319000388
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Claridge, Claudia (2020). Nevalainen, Terttu, Minna Palander-Collin and Tanja Säily: patterns of change in eighteenth-century English. https://doi.org/10.1515/jhsl-2019-0003
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Claridge, Claudia (2020). Rezension: Rodríguez-Puente, Paula: The English phrasal verb, 1650–present: history, stylistic drifts, and lexicalisation (Studies in English Language). Cambridge, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1017/s1360674320000027
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2018

Claridge, Claudia (2018). Now in the historical courtroom: users and functions. https://doi.org/10.1075/jhp.00020.cla
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2017

Claridge, Claudia (2017). Approaching Historical Phraseology : Patterns and Contexts.
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Claridge, Claudia (2017). Chapter 8 : The Poor Man’s Guardian ; the linguistic construction of social groups and their relations. https://doi.org/10.1075/ahs.6.08cla
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Claridge, Claudia (2017). Voices in Medieval History Writing.
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2015

Brakensiek, Stefan & Claridge, Claudia (Eds.). (2015). Fiasko - Scheitern in der Frühen Neuzeit : Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte des Misserfolgs. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839427828
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Claridge, Claudia (2015). News in space and time. https://doi.org/10.1075/ahs.5.03cla
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Claridge, Claudia & Wischer, Ilse (2015). Perspectives on the 18th Century: Introduction.
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Claridge, Claudia (2015). The Darién Scheme : failure and its treatment in the press. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839427828-004
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2014

Taavitsainen, Irma, Kyto, Merja, Claridge, Claudia, & Smith, Jeremy (Eds.). (2014). Developments in English : Expanding Electronic Evidence. https://doi.org/10.1017/cbo9781139833882
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Claridge, Claudia (2014). George Herbert’s The Temple: Positioning the Speaker.
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2013

Claridge, Claudia (2013). From page to screen: The relevance of encoded visual features in the Lampeter Corpus.
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Claridge, Claudia (2013). The evolution of three pragmatic markers: As it were, so to speak/say and if you like. https://doi.org/10.1075/jhp.14.2.01cla
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2012

Claridge, Claudia (2012). "Upon These Heads I Shall Discourse": Lexicographical and Corpus Evidence for Senses and Phrases.
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Claridge, Claudia (2012). From manuscript to printing: Transformations of genres in the history of English. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199922765.013.0027
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Claridge, Claudia (2012). Of fox-sized mice and a thousand men: Hyperbole in Old English.
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Claridge, Claudia (2012). Registers, Genres and the Standard : Some Thoughts on the Corpuslinguistic Documentation of the 18th Century.
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Claridge, Claudia (2012). Styles, registers, genres, text types.
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Claridge, Claudia (2012). The origins of how come and what … for. https://doi.org/10.1075/cilt.325.08cla
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2011

Claridge, Claudia (2011). Hyperbole in English : a corpus-based study of exaggeration.
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Claridge, Claudia, Gurr, Jens Martin, & Vanderbeke, Dirk (2011). Language, Literature and Culture in the 17th century : Introduction.
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2010

Claridge, Claudia (2010). News discourse. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110214284.7.587
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Claridge, Claudia & Kytö, Merja (2010). Non-standard language in earlier English. https://doi.org/10.1075/veaw.g41.02cla
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Claridge, Claudia & Arnovick, Leslie (2010). Pragmaticalisation and Discursisation. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110214284.3.165
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Claridge, Claudia & Mindt, Ilka (2010). Spoken English through the centuries : Introduction.
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2009

Claridge, Claudia (2009). ‘As Silly as an Irish Teague’: Comparisons in News Discourse.
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2008

Claridge, Claudia (2008). Historical Corpora.
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2007

Claridge, Claudia (2007). Conditionals in Early Modern English texts. https://doi.org/10.1075/cilt.283.12cla
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Claridge, Claudia (2007). Constructing a Corpus from the Web: Message Boards.
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Claridge, Claudia (2007). The Superlative in Spoken English.
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2006

Claridge, Claudia (2006). Comparison in Nineteenth-Century Non-Fictional Prose.
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Claridge, Claudia (2006). ‘With the Most Superlative Felicitee’: Functions of the Superlative in 19th-Century English. https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0351-0272-7
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2005

Claridge, Claudia (2005). Questions in Early Modern English pamphlets. https://doi.org/10.1075/jhp.6.1.07cla
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2002

Claridge, Claudia & Wilson, Andrew (2002). Style evolution in the English sermon. https://doi.org/10.1075/cilt.224.05cla
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Claridge, Claudia (2002). Translating Phrasal Verbs.
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2001

Claridge, Claudia (2001). Approaching Irony in Corpora.
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Claridge, Claudia & Walker, Terry (2001). Causal clauses in written and speech-related genres in Early Modern English.
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Claridge, Claudia (2001). ICAME Conference, Louvain-la-Neuve, 16-20 May 2001.
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Claridge, Claudia (2001). Sprache und Kommunikation in der Science Fiction.
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Claridge, Claudia (2001). Structuring Text : Discourse Deixis in Early Modern English Texts. https://doi.org/10.1177/00754240122005198
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2000

Burnard, Lou, Claridge, Claudia, Schmied, Josef, & Siemund, Rainer (2000). Encoding the Lampeter Corpus.
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Claridge, Claudia (2000). Multi-word verbs in early modern English : a corpus based study.
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Claridge, Claudia (2000). Pamphlets and Early Newspapers: Political Interaction vs News Reporting.
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Claridge, Claudia (2000). The 20th ICAME Conference in Freiburg, Germany (26-30 May 1999).
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1998

(1998). The Lampeter Corpus of Early Modern English Tracts.

1997

Claridge, Claudia (1997). A century in the life of multi-word verbs.
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Schmied, Josef & Claridge, Claudia (1997). Classifying text- or genre-variation in the Lampeter Corpus of Early Modern English Texts.
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Siemund, Rainer & Claridge, Claudia (1997). The Lampeter Corpus of Early Modern English Tracts.
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